Body length and mass growth of the brown bear (Ursus arctos) in northern Canada: model selection based on information theory and ontogeny of sexual size dimorphism
Abstract:We compared four nonlinear growth functions in modeling body length and mass size-at-age data for the brown bear (
Document Type: Research Article
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Publication date: 2011-11-26
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